Mehlville Senior High girls boast 15-1 record

By STEPHEN GLOVER

Ask Ed Feibig how many wins his Mehl-ville Senior High girls’ basketball team has, and the chances are good he hasn’t been keeping track.

It’s not that Feibig doesn’t care about winning, but like all coaches, he’s a bit su-perstitious.

“I really haven’t counted the victories, but I figured that we were up there,” Feibig told the Call. “I really don’t try to count victories because once you do that, a loss comes out and bites you.”

To set the record straight, the Panthers are 15-1 overall with a 5-0 mark in Subur-ban West Conference play.

Mehlville traveled to Fox Friday night and handed the Warriors a 64-39 setback.

“The score was 49-11 at halftime and that was pretty much all she wrote,” Feibig said. “We pretty much put them away early.”

Mehlville’s Michelle Senf led all scorers with a 20-point performance that included seven rebounds, two steals and two assists.

The senior forward is averaging 16.8 points a game this season.

“We were able to get the ball inside to her a lot,” Feibig said. “She’s just so consistent and when she’s in the game, she just dominates.”

Mehville’s Alyse Gordon also scored in double figures with a 15-point effort that included four assists. The junior forward is averaging 10.6 points a game this season, while leading Mehlville in assists with 59.

Junior forward Laquisha Lewis also had a solid evening against Fox as she racked up 10 points, four rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots.

“Laquisha came in (this year) and has been playing at a really high level for us,” Feibig said. “She really gives us a lot of flexibility in how the offense is run this year.”

The Panthers are back in action at 7 p.m. Friday when they travel to Parkway South for a conference meeting with the Patriots.

Parkway South is 4-8 overall with a 1-1 mark in conference play. The Patriots are coming off a 62-44 loss at home to Rolla last Friday. Mehlville and Parkway South met last season at Mehlville when the Panthers dropped a 55-48 decision to the Patriots.

“They (Parkway South) are going to come out and press us,” Feibig explained. “Their goal is to make us play faster than we want and last time they tried that, we were not too successful.”